Here at 6 Foot Fashion, our focus is on celebrating tall ladies from all walks of life. In light of Wimbledon, we have created a list of our favourite tennis heroes, who were #blessed with the gift of height. From Williams to Sharapova, we’ve got you covered!
Venus Williams – 6’1”
Country: US | Turned Pro: 1994
Of course, we have to start with one of the all-time greats of women-tennis. This four-time Olympic gold medallist with seven grand slam titles is the only tennis player to have won a medal at four separate Olympic games and hold the record for the most Grand Slams ever played. #AdvantageTall
Ana Ivanović – 6’
Country: Serbia & Montenegro | Turned Pro: 2003
Ana is a former world champion and Grand Slam title winner who competed as a pro unti 2016. She’s also one of Time Magazine’s ‘30 Legends of Women’s Tennis’ and was included on the list of ‘Top 100 Greatest Players Ever’ By Matthew Cronin. Another example of a tall woman whose completely smashed it!
Lindsay Davenport – 6’ 2 ½”
Turned Pro: 1993 | USA
Lindsay may not have played at this years Wimbledon but we believe she deserves a spot on our list! She was the world’s no.1 on 8 different occasions, an Olympic gold medal winner and an International Tennis Hall of Fame honoree. She is most famous for playing in the longest women’s final in Wimbledon history! Definitely, #AdvantageTall when it comes to this sport!
Petra Kvitova – 6’
Country: Czech Republic | Turned Pro: 2006
Petra is the second highest-ranked left-handed player with 20 career singles titles, including two Wimbledon Grand Slams, reaching her career-high of world no.2 in 2011.
Maria Sharapova – 6’2”
Country: Russia | Turned Pro: 2001
Forbes named her as the highest paid female athlete in the world for 11 years #Boss!. Sharapova is the only Russian to earn a career Grand Slam. This female tennis legend is known for her stylish fashion choices and is a perfect example of how us tall girls do it best!